3 DEI Practices Companies Can Implement Immediately

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

People are demanding more from their employers when it comes to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. After years of limited progress, is now the time for a breakthrough? With all the attention on DEI over the past year and growing momentum from employees, HR teams have their CEO’s ear. Now more than ever, DEI programs have a...

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Consequences for Failure to Recertify

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

An employee had to recertify his qualifying condition because of an established pattern of potential Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) misuse, but he failed to cooperate with the recertification process and didn’t provide the requested information. If he seeks FMLA protection for future absences, should we deny the request, or are we...

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Court Upholds Dismissal After Employee Couldn’t Prove Monetary Damages

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin employers) recently interpreted the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in a case involving an interesting set of facts. The employer altered an employee’s position while he was on leave, but his compensation was frozen at a pre-leave level...

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What Is Organizational Diagnostics?

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

Have you heard the term “organizational diagnostics” or “organizational diagnosis”? It’s quite possible you’ve engaged in organizational diagnostics without using that term. It’s the idea of taking a systematic approach to assessing the organization and determining where there may be problems and is often used during times of change...

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Recruiting Looks Different in 2021

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

While technology was already becoming more widely used during the recruitment process before the pandemic, since 2020, its use has been ramped up significantly. In 2021, those involved in talent acquisition and recruitment are turning more often to technology solutions like artificial intelligence (AI), video interviews, and Zoom interactions than...

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5 Tips for Tough Conversations with Employees

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

It’s a moment that any HR professional experiences sooner or later: a tough conversation with an employee. Maybe you’re implementing a professional improvement plan, maybe you need to discuss ways the individual can improve his or her performance, or maybe you need to implement a consequence for unprofessional behavior. No matter what the...

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Reducing L&D Costs Without Dropping Training Altogether

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

Learning and development (L&D) is a critical area of a business’s future, but it’s sometimes difficult to get enough of a budget to do what you want. In today’s market, employers are finding it even more difficult than usual to hire employees with the experience they need, making training even more important. So how can […] The post...

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Court Upholds Dismissal After Employee Couldn’t Prove Monetary Damages

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin employers) recently interpreted the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in a case involving an interesting set of facts. The employer altered an employee’s position while he was on leave, but his compensation was frozen at a pre-leave level for...

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What Is Organizational Diagnostics?

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

Have you heard the term “organizational diagnostics” or “organizational diagnosis”? It’s quite possible you’ve engaged in organizational diagnostics without using that term. It’s the idea of taking a systematic approach to assessing the organization and determining where there may be problems and is often used during times of...

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Recruiting Looks Different in 2021

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

While technology was already becoming more widely used during the recruitment process before the pandemic, since 2020, its use has been ramped up significantly. In 2021, those involved in talent acquisition and recruitment are turning more often to technology solutions like artificial intelligence (AI), video interviews, and Zoom interactions than...

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5 Tips for Tough Conversations with Employees

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

It’s a moment that any HR professional experiences sooner or later: a tough conversation with an employee. Maybe you’re implementing a professional improvement plan, maybe you need to discuss ways the individual can improve his or her performance, or maybe you need to implement a consequence for unprofessional behavior. No matter what the...

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Reducing L&D Costs Without Dropping Training Altogether

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

Learning and development (L&D) is a critical area of a business’s future, but it’s sometimes difficult to get enough of a budget to do what you want. In today’s market, employers are finding it even more difficult than usual to hire employees with the experience they need, making training even more important. Source: Rawpixel.com /...

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Court Upholds Dismissal After Employee Couldn’t Prove Monetary Damages

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin employers) recently interpreted the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in a case involving an interesting set of facts. The employer altered an employee’s position while he was on leave, but his compensation was frozen at a pre-leave level for...

Categories: Blogs

What Is Organizational Diagnostics?

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

Have you heard the term “organizational diagnostics” or “organizational diagnosis”? It’s quite possible you’ve engaged in organizational diagnostics without using that term. It’s the idea of taking a systematic approach to assessing the organization and determining where there may be problems and is often used during times of...

Categories: Blogs

Recruiting Looks Different in 2021

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

While technology was already becoming more widely used during the recruitment process before the pandemic, since 2020, its use has been ramped up significantly. In 2021, those involved in talent acquisition and recruitment are turning more often to technology solutions like artificial intelligence (AI), video interviews, and Zoom interactions than...

Categories: Blogs

5 Tips for Tough Conversations with Employees

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

It’s a moment that any HR professional experiences sooner or later: a tough conversation with an employee. Maybe you’re implementing a professional improvement plan, maybe you need to discuss ways the individual can improve his or her performance, or maybe you need to implement a consequence for unprofessional behavior. No matter what the...

Categories: Blogs

Reducing L&D Costs Without Dropping Training Altogether

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:00

Learning and development (L&D) is a critical area of a business’s future, but it’s sometimes difficult to get enough of a budget to do what you want. In today’s market, employers are finding it even more difficult than usual to hire employees with the experience they need, making training even more important. Source: Rawpixel.com /...

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Managing a World Where Zoom Fatigue Is All Too Real

EntertainHR - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 04:00

Even before the pandemic, Zoom had proven to be a great tool for virtual training. But when the pandemic struck, suddenly, Zoom became a go-to tool for just about every form of business interaction imaginable—from regularly recurring meetings to colleague-to-colleague interactions to hiring to performance reviews. In short, Zoom and similar tools...

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Employee with Essential Tremor Can Proceed with ADA Case, Federal Court Rules

EntertainHR - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 04:00

A recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio illustrates the relatively low bar an employee must clear to proceed with a regarded-as-disabled claim. Facts Douglas McGonegle worked for Sleep Number, a mattress and sleep accessory store, as an at-will employee (that is, he could be fired at any time […] The...

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Understanding the People Analytics Technology Market

EntertainHR - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 04:00

The market for people analytics (PA) technology is growing quickly. In fact, RedThread Research reports that there were 121 PA technology vendors in 2020, with a 35% growth rate from 2019 and a 55% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the last 4 years. Forward-thinking companies are helping drive this growth as they increasingly realize...

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